What Is BEPI

BEPI is an initiative of the Foreign Trade Association (FTA) and shares the vision of “Free Trade. Sustainable Trade”. To fulfil this vision, BEPI has a specific governance structure to develop and implement an excellent system for managing and improving environmental performance in the global supply chain.

The BEPI Working Group

The BEPI Working Group (WG) provides guidance and support on the development of BEPI system and activities under the supervision of the FTA Board. General management of BEPI is delivered by the FTA secretariat.

Current BEPI WG members are:

  • Anna Vetsch – Coop
  • Lea Rankinen – SOK Corporation
  • Federica Suess – Gries Deco
  • Kathrin Rutishauser – Migros
  • Christian Kinnen – Pimkie
  • Steve Houchar – Twin Peaks Leisure Company
  • Minna Saari – Kesko
  • Eric Soroka – Groupe Beaumanoir
  • Ulrika Fernstedt – Ahlens
  • Annemieke van Oosterhoudt – Edelman Green B.V.
  • Stephen Dance – Propack